VCAT Commissioners confirm evidence of damage to sleep and health from wind turbines

Press release from The Waubra Foundation Victorian Civil Administrative Tribunal Commissioners, Mr M Wright QC and Mr A Liston have made the following remarks in orders given on 4th April, 2013.¹ Paragraphs 116-118 of their orders state the following: There is evidence before the Tribunal that a number of people living close to wind farms […]

Deals done in ivory towers

Recently several of us were out to dinner with people not involved in the wind farm issue. But unprompted, a question arose from the second group. What is it with Sydney University and wind farms? When asked what the questioner meant, the response was enlightening. “I’ve noticed the university has a real bug about discrediting […]

There’s your view, my view and then there’s the truth.

One of the things that has dismayed us about the wind farm issue is its split into the usual (and somewhat tedious) left wing/right wing division. Left wing = ALP/Greens = wind farms good. Right wing = Liberal/Nationals = wind farms bad. Additionally, the issue has been become linked with the climate change debate i.e. […]